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Djerba

Place

Djerba, also transliterated as Jerba or Jarbah, is, at 514 square kilometres, the largest island of North Africa, located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia. It had a population of 139,544 at the 2004 Census, while the latest official estimate is 158,941.

  • also known as 杰尔巴岛
  • part of Tunisia

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Google previewPlane Truth (2007)

A Private Investigator's Story by Carl Davies

Djerba is an island of sand in the southwestern corner of the Gulf of Sirte and gives new meaning to the idea of an oasis. On this island are a number of hotels of modest quality, catering to sun-worshipers from North- ern Germany and ...

Google previewArab Nights (2017)

Post 9/11 Thriller set Tunisia by Alexis Debary

Djerba is a popular Tunisian vacation island off the coast of North Africa. It is practically even-levelled and almost entirely covered by sandy soil, blazing yellow in the heat. It is an outpost of the Sahara, left behind when the Mediterranean filled ...

Google previewDjerba's old stones seen while snorkeling - photos

by Tatjana Argamante, Alessio Toia

Djerba is the largest island of North Africa, located in Tunisia, in the Gulf of Gabes . The impression of this island is that the time stands still . Djerba is a continental island, which lies very close to the mainland, ...

Google previewA Travel Guide to Homer (2014)

On the Trail of Odysseus Through Turkey and the Mediterranean by John Freely

Djerba is a centre of the Islamic sect ...

Google previewWater and Land Security in Drylands (2017)

Response to Climate Change by Mohamed Ouessar, Donald Gabriels, Atsushi Tsunekawa, Steven Evett

In terms of geomorphology, Djerba is a flat zone with a maximum altitude of 54 m in the south part ...

Google previewBest Stews in the World (2012)

300 Satisfying One-Dish Dinners, from Chilis and Gumbos to Curries and Cassoulet by Clifford A. Wright

Today Djerba is a tourist destination for northern Europeans and a delightful island with wonderful seafood. This octopus stew, yakhna bi'lākḥtabūṭ in Arabic, is a specialty of the island. There the octopus men use special contraptions made of ...

Google previewReal Stew (2002)

300 Recipes for Authentic Home-cooked Cassoulet, Gumbo, Chili, Curry, Minestrone, Bouillabaisse, Stroganoff, Goulash, Chowder, and Much More by Clifford A. Wright

Today Djerba is a tourist destination for northern Europeans and a delightful island with wonderful seafood. This octopus stew, yakhna bi'l-akhtahut in Arabic, is a specialty of the island. There the octopus men use special contraptions made of ...

Google previewWonderful stories of daring, enterprise, and adventure (1887)

by James Macaulay

Nevertheless, Djerba is a place with many historical points of interest, dating ...

Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

Djerba, Battle of (I560) Decisive naval battle between the Ottoman and ...

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Scrabble value of D2J8E1R1B3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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